Kirstin O'Connor

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Name: Kirstin O'Connor
Date registered: September 12, 2013

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  1. Sweet Gingerbread Secrets: Part II — November 21, 2014
  2. Pet of the Week: Trooper — November 21, 2014
  3. Sweet Gingerbread Secrets: Part I — November 20, 2014
  4. Locals Build Veteran Amputee Bikes — November 11, 2014
  5. Civilian Jobs For Returning Veterans — November 11, 2014

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Sheriff Winters Timeline Serving County

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Throughout Sheriff Mike Winters’ eleven years on the job there have been some big accomplishments, like having a state of the art security system installed at Shady Cove Elementary School. But as is the case with any elected official there have also been some questions and controversies during his tenure, as well. … Continue reading »

Sheriff Winters Plans to Retire

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters announced he wants to retire at the end of his term, which is the end of this year. Early Thursday afternoon, NewsWatch12’s Ron Brown sat down in an exclusive interview with Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters to discuss his plans to retire, and publicly endorse his … Continue reading »

Officials Censor White City VA Town Hall

WHITE CITY, Ore. – The town halls were designed to give veterans the opportunity to stand up to a panel and voice whatever questions or frustrations they have with their local Veterans Affairs facilities. “They come back my cousin committed suicide a year ago and he was a veteran. A young boy at that. You … Continue reading »

New Gender-Neutral Homecoming Tradition

ASHLAND, Ore. — Students at Ashland High School said their Homecoming traditions are not representative of their generation. At Friday’s annual football game the high school will crown three students as “The Grizzly Royalty” instead of selecting a Homecoming king and queen. Traditionally every high school class crowns a king and queen at the annual … Continue reading »

Bee Hive in Talent Moving From Downtown

TALENT, Ore. — Several agencies helped to remove a giant hive filled with thousands of bees from a power line in a neighborhood. Just last month the City of Talent was officially designated the second “Bee City” in the country. With that title, the city has a responsibility to create sustainable habitats for pollinators. On Wednesday, … Continue reading »

“Game On Day” For Pediatric Cancer

MEDFORD, Ore. — The whole month of September is a time to recognize and bring awareness to pediatric cancers. An annual event is celebrating survivors and those fighting the disease with bounce houses, slingshots, and some things straight from the kids’ vivid imaginations. “Gamerosity” hosted its second annual “Game On Day” event at the U.S. … Continue reading »

Firefighters Standing By For Assistance

WEED, Calif. — Dozens of Cal Fire personnel are assisting those residents today as they are let back into the devastated neighborhoods. Hundreds of firefighters have been staged for hours this morning, preparing for what’s expected to be a very emotional day for many weed families. Cal Fire officials say they have been over the … Continue reading »

Reuniting the Animals of Weed

WEED, Calif. — The few surviving mementos aren’t the only thing to come from the ashes. In the early morning hours, during news coverage, two of our team members found an 11 week-old kitten hiding under a pile of debris. Her paws were scorched and she was very hungry and thirsty. NewsWatch 12 brought the … Continue reading »

College of the Siskiyous Back in Session

WEED, Calif. — While the Weed elementary and high schools are still closed for fire investigations, College of the Siskiyous is back in session for students today. Students at College of the Siskiyous are just being released from classes on the first day back since the fire. Representatives say students had to be evacuated from … Continue reading »

Insurance Tents for Boles Fire Victims

  WEED, Calif. — Insurance companies are set up to help the hundreds of homeowners in Weed with damaged or destroyed neighborhoods. Representatives from farmers insurance say the catastrophe relief tents are set up in situations where clients need may be unable to call or use the internet. Most of the homeowners already reported their … Continue reading »

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